The Golden Hour Goes Glasgow!

November 10, 2009

Well, kind of. We’ll be performing at Newton Mearns Library just outside of the city. If you are nearby – come along.

The Golden Hour visits Mearns Library, East Renfrewshire!


November 20, 2009

Mearns Library,
Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire, G77 6EZ


With readings from:

Ryan Van Winkle – Reader in Residence at the Scottish Poetry Library

and Music by:

Jed Milroy – The bluegrass boy!

Burnt Island –  Short stories set to music for late nights and early mornings,
with Rodge Glass, a guitar player better known for writing books.


The Oran Social – ambient folk-rock

And even if you can’t

come you can STILL

buy the Golden Hour Book!


The Golden Hour Book Vol. 2

Golden Hour Book Reading

October 27, 2009

elvis shakespeare golden hour

Forest Publications invites you to celebrate the Golden Hour Book (and CD) Vol. II

Where: Elvis Shakespeare

When: Sunday, 1 Nov. 2pm

How Much: Free

What else: We’ll bring beer for you!


Kona Macphee
– The graceful poet gives us a chance.
Russell Jones – Poetry not confined within the lines.
Claire Askew – white-knuckle poems for you.

Playing –

Hailey Beavis
– when Hailey sings, something inside you listens.
Billy Liar – acoustic punk with a little blood on it.
Withered Hand – the wit-full, wistfull, sweet son-of-a-bitch. Who has a brand new album of his own y’all should buy.

Buy the Book – availible at Blackwells, Word Power, The Forest Shop or, on-line, HERE!

Please support Forest Publications – a non-for-profit part of The Forest at 3 Bristo Place.

New Chaps from Forest Publications

October 13, 2009

Now available at our on-line shop:

Not only is The Golden Hour Book (and CD) Vol. II for sale at many fine places we also have three new chapbooks. Read an excerpt and buy a book at

Craig Bayne – The Island

C8cover Buy this Book with Paypal!

Item Details:
Vol.1 Iss.8 ‘The Island’
Author: Craig Bayne
Description:Read the Excerpt

Amount: £2

Jason Morton – Old and New

C7cover Buy this Book with Paypal!

Item Details:
Vol.1 Iss.7 ‘Old and New’
Author: Jason Harrison Morton
Description:Read the Excerpt

Amount: £2

Russell Jones – The Last Refuge
C6cover Buy this Book with Paypal!

Item Details: Vol.1 Iss.6 ‘The Last Refuge’
Author: Russell Jones
Description:Read the Excerpt

Amount: £2